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LOOK: European Union joins Manila Bay cleanup

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:38 PM

The European Union's ambassador to the Philippines, Franz Jessen, says Europe is one with the Philippines in helping remove plastic wastes from the ocean

CLEANING MANILA BAY. The EU Delegation in the Philippines joins a recent cleanup of Manila Bay. Photos courtesy of EU Delegation in the Philippines

Duterte not keen on accepting EU invitation to Brussels

Feb 06, 2018 - 7:40 PM

'What am I supposed to do there? Ask me a question, insultuhin 'nyo ako, eh putahin ko kayo lahat doon,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and European Council President Donald Tusk join the traditional Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) handshake prior to the start of the ASEAN-European Union (EU) 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Philippines formally rejects P380 million in EU aid

Jan 24, 2018 - 4:50 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines is also about to reject an additional P2.4 billion in European aid for sustainable energy projects

REJECTED AID. Ambassador Franz Jessen, head of the EU Delegation to the Philippines, says the Philippines has formally rejected 6.1 million euros in European aid. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

European Union invites Duterte to visit Europe

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:38 PM

EU Ambassador Franz Jessen hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will 'develop his understanding of Europe' during the Asia-Europe Meeting set in October

Amid Christmas disasters, EU tells PH, 'We're ready to help'

Dec 24, 2017 - 5:02 PM

'The EU is longstanding friend of the Philippine people and stands ready to assist during this difficult time,' says EU Ambassador Franz Jessen

EU eyes P6B grant for Mindanao despite Duterte tirades

Oct 27, 2017 - 8:14 PM

'It is very important to have peace and stability for the Philippines and for the attraction it gives to EU investors,' EU Ambassador Franz Jessen says

European Union (EU) ambassador Franz Jessen is pictured during a press briefing in Manila on December 9, 2015. The European Union announced on December 9 that it was sharply boosting aid to the Philippines, largely to help sustain a peace process with Muslim rebels in the south. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO / AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

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After months of talks, PH rejects all grants from EU

Oct 19, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says the Philippine government will formally relay this decision to EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen

EU GRANTS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says the Philippines has decided to reject all kinds of grants from the European Union. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

PH to 'boycott' conditional aid from 'all countries'

May 19, 2017 - 9:14 PM

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also praises China and Japan for helping the Philippines without conditions

FIRST DAY. Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Alan Cayetano visits DFA's passport processing area in ASEAN on his first day as top diplomat. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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PH refuses new EU grants; P13 billion at stake

May 17, 2017 - 11:59 PM

UPDATED EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen says the Philippines decision will affect up to 250 million euros in EU grants

AT STAKE. EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen says the Philippines' refusal of EU grants could affect up to 250 million euros in aid. File photo from the EU Delegation to the Philippines' Facebook page

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Human rights part of trade conditions, EU reminds PH

Apr 02, 2017 - 8:46 AM

3rd UPDATE It s not 27 [human rights] conventions that we are imposing on you It s 27 conventions that you already signed up for in the UN system EU Ambassador Franz Jessen says

HUMAN RIGHTS. EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen denies that the EU is 'imposing' human rights conventions on the Philippines. File photo courtesy from the EU Delegation to the Philippines' Facebook page

More diplomats visit Duterte in 'Panacañang'

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:22 PM

President elect Rodrigo Duterte receives the ambassadors of Spain Pakistan and the European Union in the so called Malacañang of the South

SPANISH AMBASSADOR. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte receives Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis Calvo on June 20, 2016. Photo from RTVM